AutoCAD 2013: No Experience Required

AutoCAD 2013: No Experience Required

by Donnie Gladfelter
     
 

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The ideal introductory resource for Autodesk's powerful architectural design software

With this hands-on guide, you'll learn how to plan, develop, document, and present a complete AutoCAD project by working on summer cabin—a fun practice project that runs throughout the book. You can follow each step sequentially or jump in at any point by downloading

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The ideal introductory resource for Autodesk's powerful architectural design software

With this hands-on guide, you'll learn how to plan, develop, document, and present a complete AutoCAD project by working on summer cabin—a fun practice project that runs throughout the book. You can follow each step sequentially or jump in at any point by downloading the drawing files from the book's companion web site. You'll also master all essential AutoCAD features, get a thorough grounding in the basics, learn the very latest industry standards and techniques, and quickly become productive with AutoCAD.

  • Features concise explanations, focused examples, and step-by-step instructions for learning AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT with a hands-on project
  • Fully revised for the latest AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT as well as emerging techniques and standards in the industry
  • Offers the full range of basics such as the AutoCAD interface, basic commands, and creating drawings, and gradually progresses to more advanced topics, including grouping, elevations, hatches, and using text in drawings
  • Includes a supporting website the contains downloadable tutorial files, so readers can jump in at any point in the book
  • Introduces dimensioning, external references, layouts and printing, and using 3D

AutoCAD2013 and AutoCAD LT 2013: No Experience Required helps you learn to use AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT with ease and confidence.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118281741
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/19/2012
Pages:
1104
Sales rank:
612,793
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 2.30(d)

Meet the Author

Donnie Gladfelter is a highly visible and respected thought leader in the CAD community. He is well known for the CAD Geek blog (www.thecadgeek.com), has written many articles for the popular AUGIWorld magazine, and is a popular speaker at Autodesk University and other industry events. He has worked with the development team at Autodesk to help shape future versions of AutoCAD, and the company has featured him in numerous video interviews, including their popular ''Ask the Expert" series. Donnie also helps empower CAD professionals locally and across the world as a Business Development Manager for CADD Microsystems, an Autodesk Platinum Partner and Autodesk's 2010 Reseller of the Year.

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